Eye of the connoisseur

She had first set eyes on him at the hardware store. In the fifteen minutes that followed, she’d made up her mind about him. Walking about the store, she picked out a couple of fans for the house. “Give me the brown ones,” she said, and added two towel racks to her purchases. When the... Continue Reading →

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An appointment

I met him in the elevator. “Which floor?” I asked, looking down at him. The lift trundled slowly upwards and I veiled my eyes and gave him a quick once-over. Tall and handsome, he looked dapper in his white shorts and navy blue shirt. Pity about the wheelchair though. “What happened to you?” My natural... Continue Reading →

Kidnapped!

Who was this man? I knew I had seen him before. But those had been entirely different circumstances. Shaking me hard, he called my name. I opened my eyes a little more. There were quite a few people standing around, none of them known to me. This couldn’t be good. My mind flashed back to... Continue Reading →

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